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October 8, 2013

Fiction reading with Paul Harding

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Literary Reading Series presents a reading with Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer Paul Harding at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 in Krannert Auditorium, Room 140.

The author of "Enon" and "Tinkers," which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, also will participate in a question and answer session at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 in Stewart Center, Room 320. Both events, sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program, are free and open to the public.

Harding is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, and he was a drummer for the band Cold Water Flat before earning his MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and was a fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Center in Provincetown.

Writer: Amy Patterson Neubert, 765-494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu 

Source: Rebecca McKanna, Visiting Writers Series coordinator, 319-400-9163, rmckanna@purdue.edu    

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